Lumbricoid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Lumbricoid (Zo√∂l) Like an earthworm; belonging to the genus Lumbricus, or family Lumbricid√¶.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lumbricoid Resembling an earthworm: specifically applied to the internal parasite Ascaris lumbricoides, a nematoid, one of the commonest of the worms which infest man. See Ascaris.
    • n lumbricoid The worm Ascaris lumbricoides.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Lumbricus, + -oid,

Usage

In literature:

There are several cases on record in which the lumbricoid worms have been found in the bladder.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
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